Weedmaps Appoints New Chief Executive Officer

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Doug Francis steps aside as CEO to serve as Chairman;President Chris Beals to Assume Role as CEO CALIFORNIA: Weedmaps today announced that the Company’s Board of Directors has appointed Chris Beals as Chief Executive Officer, effective March 6, 2019. In addition to assuming day-to-day leadership of Weedmaps, Beals will serve as a member of the Company’s Read the full article…

Marijuana-Related Business Sees Growth As Pot Legalization Spreads

A popular marijuana dispensary mapping website has contributed $1 million to a campaign committee for a possible November 2016 pot legalization ballot measure.

COLORADO:  As legalization of marijuana grows, so too is the outlook of companies catering to the pot business. One such firm, WeedMaps.com, a website that allows users to rate and review medical marijuana dispensaries, expects to post $30 million in revenue this year and increase that by 20 percent next year. The company was started five Read the full article…

Taking Marijuana Out Of The Black Market: Why The Business Community Needs To Lead

Aside from the economic benefits, perhaps the greatest advantage of enabling in-state internet-based cannabis sales is to avoid the political hurdles of licensing of additional brick-and-mortar retail locations.

COLORADO: The future of marijuana legalization hangs perilously in the balance. While some may view decriminalization as a fait accompli, the reality is that the results of initial implementation efforts in Colorado, Washington, and the other pioneering states of legalization will significantly impact the direction and momentum for subsequent efforts. The stakes could not be greater.

“Marijuana Is a Vegetable” and Belongs in the Farmers’ Market

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Colorado became the second state to legalize recreational marijuana last November and if one Colorado resident has his way, the plant will soon be sold at the Boulder County Farmers’ Markets, one of the largest farmers’ markets in the state.